While protein, minerals and vitamins requirements remain unchanged, higher intake of minerals and vitamins especially calcium, iron and B complex vitamins may help. These aid the processes of digestion, absorption and utilization as they do not function at an optimal level.
- Intake of adequate amount of soluble and insoluble fiber to combat constipation.
- Sufficient intake of fluids for proper elimination of waste products, stimulates peristalsis and thereby reduces constipation.
- Intake of easily digestible and soft food.
- Small & frequent feeds.